Beccles

Outings and Holidays

Social Events Secretary Irene Squirrell

Outings

Kew Gardens and Kew Archives - 12 May 2018 - Travel & Gardens £35 per person - Travel & Archives £28 per person - Coach only £28 per person Places still available for Kew Gardens, Archives and Coach Only
Explore the superb gardens including the famous Palm House, enjoy an aerial view from the Treetop Walkway and don't miss my favourite, the Water Lily House. Or, trace your ancestors, dive back in time in the archives to find out what they did, where they lived and who they loved.

You will need an entry card to visit the archives. Contact the Family History Group for help getting your free entrance card.

Depart: 7.30am Worlingham Kempton Cross followed by Beccles Bus Station
Leave Kew: Approximately 5pm, due back in Beccles at 8.30pm

Waveney Stardust River Cruise - 18 May 2018 - £15 per person - 2 places now available due to cancellation
Enjoy a quiet day, cruising our local river to see the sights and sounds of the Norfolk countryside. Amongst the many waterbirds squabbling in the reeds, keep an eye out for beautiful Kingfisher

Depart: Hippersons Yard @ 9.45am . Stop for lunch @ 12.30 pm (not included in the price)
Return to Beccles @ approximately 4.45pm

Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse Museum - 8 June 2018 - £28 per person - Places still available
Find out more about traditional farming methods and see Suffolk Punch working horses, the gentle giants of the fields. A walk around the museum is a must before exploring the wonderful organic gardens.

Depart: 9.30am Worlingham Kempton Cross followed by Beccles Bus Station
Leave Gressenhall: Approximately 4.30pm, due back in Beccles at 6pm

Fen Farm Dairy - 11 June 2018 @ 6.30pm - FREE - Car Share
Find out more about making creamy brie at the Crickmore family farm situated in the beautiful Waveney Valley near Bungay.

Waveney Stardust River Cruise - 6 July 2018 - £15 per person - Last date for booking 6 June 2018
Enjoy a quiet day, cruising our local river to see the sights and sounds of the Norfolk countryside. Amongst the many waterbirds squabbling in the reeds, keep an eye out for beautiful Kingfisher

Depart: Hippersons Yard @ 9.45am . Stop for lunch @ 12.30 pm (not included in the price)
Return to Beccles @ approximately 4.45pm

Holkham Hall - 9 July 2018 - £30 per person - Last date for booking - 25 April 2017 - Places still available
The seat of the Earls of Leicester, this elegant 18th century mansion is still very much a lived-in family home which the family take pride in sharing with visitors.

Depart: 9am Worlingham Kempton Cross followed by Beccles Bus Station
Leave Holkham: Approximately 5pm, due back in Beccles at 7pm

Orwell Lady Boat Trip - 1st August 2018 - Price £62 - Tickets still available
This fascinating cruise will take you to Shotley Marina where you will enjoy a 2-course lunch followed by a guided tour of HMS Ganges before returning to Ipswich Marina

Depart: 7.30am Worlingham Kempton Cross followed by Beccles Bus Station
Leave Ipswich: Approximately 4.45pm, due back in Beccles at 6pm

Waveney Stardust River Cruise - 7 September 2018 - £15 per person - Last date for booking 7 August 2018
Enjoy a quiet day, cruising our local river to see the sights and sounds of the Norfolk countryside. Amongst the many waterbirds squabbling in the reeds, keep an eye out for beautiful Kingfisher

Depart: Hippersons Yard @ 9.45am . Stop for lunch @ 12.30 pm (not included in the price)
Return to Beccles @ approximately 4.45pm

Private tour of Earsham Hall 25 September 2018 - £20.50 per person - Price includes private tour for U3A members only and afternoon tea. Car Share - Last date for booking and payment 25 August 2018
Earsham Hall is one of the finest country mansion houses in Norfolk. It has a rich and varied history dating back in part to the 15th Century.

Booking information
A deposit for 20% or £10 (whichever is greater) is required when booking an outing or holiday. Bookings must be made using the Beccles U3A Booking Form which can be downloaded and printed here: Booking Form. More information including Terms and Conditions can be found on Visits and Trips Information

If you have any questions please contact the Social Events Secretary by email or call Irene on 713622.